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Suniva Modules Power Georgia Tech’s Energy Solutions Laboratory

Suniva Modules Power Georgia Tech’s Energy Solutions Laboratory

July 26, 2012 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

Suniva Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announced its modules are powering Georgia Tech’s Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory. The 45,000 sq. ft. facility will be used for the research of energy-efficient technologies and carbon sequestration. The building’s strategic design will use approximately 90Read More

Two IKEA Chicago Stores Install Solar Energy Arrays

Two IKEA Chicago Stores Install Solar Energy Arrays

July 25, 2012 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

With local officials, community leaders and solar industry representatives on-hand, IKEA today officially plugged-in the solar panels installed at both its Chicago-area stores — in Bolingbrook and Schaumburg, Ill. — bringing the total number of completed U.S. solar energy projects for IKEA to 25. Additionally, installations are under way atRead More

Obama Administration Further Promotes Public Land Development for Solar

Obama Administration Further Promotes Public Land Development for Solar

July 25, 2012 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of the Interior, in partnership with the Department of Energy, will publish the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for solar energy development in six southwestern states — Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. The Final Solar PEISRead More

2.2-MW Solar Power System Unveiled with Upsolar Modules Upsolar

2.2-MW Solar Power System Unveiled with Upsolar Modules Upsolar

July 25, 2012 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

Upsolar, a leading international provider of solar PV modules, today announced the completion of its largest project in the United States to date: a 2.2-MW solar power plant in Sharon, Vt. Constructed by New England-based Talmage Solar Engineering Inc., the system incorporates Tigo Energy’s Module Maximizer technology to feed optimizedRead More

Northland Power Selects SMA Inverters for Ontario Projects

Northland Power Selects SMA Inverters for Ontario Projects

July 24, 2012 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA has entered into a contract with Canadian independent power producer Northland Power Inc. (Northland), to equip the company with SMA Medium-Voltage Power Platforms for multiple solar projects in Ontario, Canada, totaling up to 130 MW. Northland is committed to executing its large solar energy portfolio under the Feed-in TariffRead More

Cape Cod now has 225-kW Roof Mounted System

Cape Cod now has 225-kW Roof Mounted System

July 24, 2012 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

Onset, a supplier of data loggers, today announced the installation of a new, 225-kW, roof-mounted photovoltaic system at the company’s Cape Cod, Mass., headquarters facility. The 936-panel system, among the largest of its kind on Cape Cod, will produce nearly 50 percent of the company’s annual electricity usage. Quick Facts:Read More

Tioga Completes 473-kW System on Jersey Shoreline

Tioga Completes 473-kW System on Jersey Shoreline

July 24, 2012 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

  Tioga Energy and Energy Finance Company (EFC), providers of renewable energy services to commercial, government and non-profit organizations, today celebrated the commissioning of a 473-kW solar electric system for the Wildwoods Convention Center overlooking the beach in Wildwood, N.J. Tioga served as the project developer and managed the project through construction, with financing providedRead More

NJ Governor Signs Law to Allow Solar Market to Continue Growth

NJ Governor Signs Law to Allow Solar Market to Continue Growth

July 24, 2012 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) signed legislation into law that allows the state’s solar energy market to continue growing and creating good jobs in New Jersey over the next several years. The legislation, S1925/A2966, addresses the current imbalance of Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) which created uncertainty in the marketRead More

San Antonio to Build 400-MW Solar Power Field

San Antonio to Build 400-MW Solar Power Field

July 23, 2012 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A landmark deal signed today by CPS Energy and OCI Solar Power will result in the construction of 400 megawatts (MW) of solar energy, bring several manufacturing facilities that produce solar panel components, and create 805 jobs in San Antonio. CPS Energy President and CEO Doyle Beneby inked the contractRead More

Los Angeles Powers Up 11.4-MW Solar Power System

Los Angeles Powers Up 11.4-MW Solar Power System

July 23, 2012 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

At an employee recognition and commissioning event near the town of Adelanto in California’s Mojave Desert, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) dedicated the Adelanto Solar Power Plant, an 11.4-MW solar power installation designed and supplied by SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for more than 35Read More